Inclusive Education

Notre Dame School is blessed to have a dedicated Inclusive Education team:

  • One full-time Learning Resource Teacher
  • Five full-time Educational Assistants
  • Three part-time Educational Assistants

Together with classroom and specialty teachers, the Inclusive Education team provides support to learners with a variety of strengths, stretches, needs, and programs to help all Notre Dame students find success in the classroom.

Notre Dame offers:

  • Integrated case management, connecting with community partners and contracting professionals where needed, such as Speech and Language Pathologists, Counsellors, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, and Children and Youth Mental Health
  • Competency-Based Inclusive Education Plans for students with Ministry of Education designations
  • Annual Instruction Plans for English Language Learners
  • Student Learning Plans for students requiring additional intervention
  • Classroom Educational Assistant time to help facilitate small group learning class-wide
  • School-based team support for students requiring additional support in different domains (i.e. behavioural or social-emotional)
  • Educational Assistants who have training in programs such as Orton Gillingham, Reference & Regulate, Social Thinking, delegated caregivers, de-escalation, and support of multiple needs
  • A menu of support from the Learning Resource Teacher including progress monitoring, co-teaching, small group intervention, observation & consultation, EA support, technology support, resource creation, and crisis prevention

For further information, please see the links below or contact the school.